Teachers have always been a favorite profession for characters in cinema, and classrooms their complimentary setting. Countless films have been based on the tried and tested formula of a teacher-classroom relationship, where the students also end up educating the teacher as much as he or she has.
Listed below are the Top 5 Teacher Movie Scripts that have turned regular classroom fair into cinematic classics.
Hollywood has been milking the superhero genre for quite sometime now. And though analysts are predicting that it’s only a matter of time before audiences grow tired of his overdone trend, there still have been some notable works that have come out from the woodwork.
And with films like Green Lantern, Captain America, The Avengers and a third Batman film still in the works, we only have to wait and see if there will be more.
Check out a collection of the Top 5 Comic Superhero scripts listed below:
With Oscar season just around the corner, director Danny Boyle has earned himself another nod for his cinematic adaption of the true to life events of 127 Hours (2010). Though this may only be his second Academy Award nomination, taking home his first statue for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), the versatile veteran filmmaker has still a lot of story ahead of him.
Check out a complete collection of his feature-length scripts written especially for the big screen.
Although the Fast and the Furious movie franchise was never widely recognized for its original plot lines, the first movie, The Fast and the Furious (2001) was largely compared to Point Break (1991). Both films followed the story of an undercover cop trying to break an illegal ring of thieves (be it cars, or banks). In the end, the cop’s growing bond with the wanted group of criminals has him choosing between his side or theirs.
Coincidence or copy-cat? Take a look for yourself in the links below:
In a few months, the Harry Potter movie franchise will finally come to a climactic end. Seven books and six films later, Harry Potter has proven itself to be one of the most financially successful book-to-movie adaptations in history.
Whether it deserves the accolade, however, is up to the fans to decide. But with the grand finale halved into two dramatic parts, fans can only hope that Warner Bros. delivers on its promise to do justice to the world created by author J.K Rowling.
Weigh in on the scripts yourself with a collection of Harry Potter’s previous movie scripts:
The Matrix trilogy will forever be recognized as the series that propelled Larry and Andy Waichowski into the cinema limelight. Having ushered in a whole new era of effects work like westernized wire-frame kung-fu fighting and the ever-popular “bullet time”, the Matrix Trilogy redefined the Hollywood action sequence.
But despite a strong debut with the first movie, the Matrix Trilogy was largely regarded as a series that lost its direction with the second and third films.
Check out the trilogy on paper in the collection below:
With the Robert Rodriguez produced Predators (2010) recently hitting cinemas, Predator fans are both loving (and hating) the newest addition to the Predator franchise. As rumors of a fourth movie already circling around the hushed back doors of Hollywood, things are looking up for one of cinema’s most revered alien killing machines.
Check out the evolution of this fan driven franchise in the scripts below:
As a director, Wes Anderson has undoubtedly one of the most recognizable visual styles in cinema. His conscious use of bold primary colors and symmetric composition give his films a unique aesthetic that thread through his entire body of work.
As a scriptwriter, however, Anderson’s unique voice reveals his knack for dry, deadpan humor and his love for curiously eccentric characters. Whether you rue his lack of versatility, or praise his fine sense of individuality, its unmistakable that Anderson’s style is completely his own.
See below for a compiled collection of Wes Anderson’s feature length screenplays: